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19 01, 2021

Research shows that having a phone on your desk makes you more stupid

By |2021-01-18T17:35:16+01:00January 19th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

A lot of people joke about how having a smartphone is making us all less intelligent. And new research provides evidence that this is true. In a recent study of over 520 students, an experiment by Ward et al was conducted to see what impact having our smartphones near us would have on our ability [...]

18 01, 2021

The law of diffusion of innovation

By |2021-01-18T14:53:36+01:00January 18th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

Any company planning on bringing a new innovative solution to market must accept the fact that not every customer will be willing to buy it immediately. There will always be certain target customers who are more resistant to trying out new ideas than others. One of the best and most important concepts to help understand [...]

15 01, 2021

You don’t need that thing

By |2021-01-07T15:55:40+01:00January 15th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

You don't need the same professional camera as Steven Spielberg before you can record your first film. You have one in your pocket. Just start filming. You'll get better if you stick with it. You don't need the same running shoes as Usain Bolt to become more healthy. Just start exercising however you can. You'll [...]

13 01, 2021

Having more information will not make your decisions more accurate

By |2021-01-06T16:39:39+01:00January 13th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

It is human nature to want to be able to make the best decisions. And usually this leads to advice about making sure you have enough information for a thorough analysis, weighing up all the factors before then being able to be confident in a decision you make. The problem is that research shows that [...]

5 01, 2021

This Chinese village used to produce 60% of the world’s oil paintings, Part 1

By |2021-01-05T09:24:00+01:00January 5th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

There was a time a few years ago when a small town in China produced up to 60% of the world's oil paintings. That town is called Dafen, and is on the outskirts of Shenzhen (which itself has seen a boom in innovation output in recent years). Dafen specialised in a small trade in original [...]

4 01, 2021

Don’t compare your Day Zero to someone else’s Day 10,000

By |2021-01-04T11:17:28+01:00January 4th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

There is no such thing as an overnight success. A lot of people are intimidated to start their next creative project, innovation or business because they see how good other people already are. And in today's social-media-driven world, how easy these successful people make their success look. What's the point in starting if I'll never [...]

24 11, 2020

Survey shows the most important skills for 2025 will be creativity and innovation

By |2020-11-20T12:17:07+01:00November 24th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

According to the new 2020 Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum, there will be an increasing demand for skills related to Innovation and Creativity between now and 2025. Of the Top 5 skills listed there as having a growing importance and demand for the future, creativity and innovation are related to four [...]

12 11, 2020

Pace of Innovation – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

By |2020-11-12T15:59:31+01:00November 12th, 2020|Innovation, Inspiration, Leadership|0 Comments

When we think of a business having a competitive advantage, we still tend to think of traditional economic moats such as a low-cost structure, economies of scale, or perhaps a more intangible moat like a strong brand. While all of these are still extremely desirable assets, they no longer guarantee a sustainable competitive advantage for most companies. [...]

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